1) Free searches - listed below. North Dakota offers several good free criminal record databases. We suggest you start with the resource below titled “Court Records” and use the North Dakota State Court service to search district court cases and a limited number of municipal courts for criminal cases. Not all districts contribute records. You can also use the resources below to search for Corrections Department inmate records, federal inmates, statewide court calendars, registered statewide registered offenders, and federal criminal court records (through the inexpensive PACER system).
2) North Dakota Attorney General. Information on how to obtain a statewide criminal records search from the Attorney General and the Bureau of Criminal Investigation (BCI). Their $15 search includes convictions, arrests and pending cases less than three years old, and custody records less than three years old. BCI requires that you have consent from the person being searched, otherwise BCI requires that you provide the subject’s address so they can notify the subject that you ran a search on their name.
3) Search Systems State, National, and International Criminal Records. Use Search Systems Premium criminal record database containing over 500 million criminal records in all states. Includes national and international terrorist, debarred persons, and most wanted records. $14.95 per search and results are immediate.
Our North Dakota records include court records of misdemeanors & felonies from 20 counties; Department of Corrections current inmate records; and registered offender records. A search of North Dakota records only is $9.95, immediate results.
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